WordPress Video Tutorials

WordPress HD Video TutorialsLearn WordPress, and make your site exactly how you want it. Knowledge is power! The first 19 videos are part of an intro to WordPress tutorial series, you should watch them in order. The other videos are bonus videos on more advanced topics. Click the title of a video to watch it.

  • What is WordPress?

    An intro to the features and benefits of WordPress vs. other website solutions.

  • WordPress.com vs WordPress.org

    WordPress.com and WordPress.org are different ways of using WordPress. If you are here on our site, you are probably the latter, which is when you host your own website and put WordPress on it yourself. WordPress.com is managed hosting, watch the video for more info...

  • How to Install WordPress

    This video covers manually installing WordPress, which you may not need to do. Many hosts allow you to install WordPress in one-click, contact your host first before watching this video.

  • The WordPress Dashboard

    This video covers the basics of the WordPress Dashboard, when logging in to your admin area for the first time.

  • Creating a New Post

    Learn how to create a new post. Posts are different than pages, and are used for things like blogs and other modular content.

  • Edit An Existing Post

    Learn how to edit an existing post, quick editing, and more.

  • Categories and Tags

    Categories and tags help you organize your content, and provide SEO benefits.

  • Creating and Editing Pages

    Pages are a place for showing your content, including text, images, posts, and more.

  • Adding Images

    Learn how to insert images, resize them, add captions and text wrapping, and more.

  • Embedding Video

    Learn how to add video to your site.

  • Media Library

    WordPress stores all of your uploaded items in the media library. Learn how to manage and edit PDFs, photos, video, and other media in this video.

  • Managing Comments

    Comments can be turned on and off on a global or per page/post basis. WordPress has settings for spam filtering and comment management, learn more in this video.

  • Creating Links

    Learn how to link text or an image to another page on your site, or an external webpage.

  • Widgets

    Widgets are ready-made chunks of content that you can drag and drop into many different places on your site. The most common area is the sidebar, but the possibilities are endless.

  • Navigation Menus

    The Wordpress menu system allows you to create custom navigation links and display them almost anywhere on your site. Learn how to properly use them in this video.

  • Intro to Plugins

    Plugins allow you to add more features to your site in a few clicks. The best part: most of them are free!

  • Adding Users

    WordPress allows you to add users to your site with 5 different levels of access. For example, you can add a user who only has access to write new blog posts, but no access to other areas of your administration.

  • Tools

    Publish web snippets, import and export site content with WordPress tools, and more.

  • Settings

    The WordPress settings menu has some important configuration options for your site.

  • Customizing with Child Themes

    How child themes work, how to make them, and how to use them. Learn the right way to customize your WordPress site so your changes don't get overwritten when you update your parent theme.

  • Editing Your Theme’s CSS Using Firebug

    How child themes work, how to make them, and how to use them. Learn the right way to customize your WordPress site so your changes don't get overwritten when you update your parent theme.

  • Essential Plugins

    Plugins are one of the best parts about Wordpress, it's like having access to your own personal developer for free! Plugins make you look like a pro - find out which ones are the best, and which ones to avoid.

  • Integrating Paypal with WordPress

    Adding a Paypal button is easy, it can be done in 2 simple steps: get the button code, and paste it in your site. This video walks you through it.

  • Local Search SEO

    This is hands down the most important thing you can do to start getting traffic to your website if you serve clients in your local area. Local Search is less competitive, more focused, and easier to do than other forms of SEO, so get to it!

  • Simple WordPress SEO (Search Engine Optimization)

    A crash course in optimizing your site keywords using your theme SEO settings, or SEO settings from a plugin. Learn about the title tag, meta description tag, and meta keywords tag, as well as how to change your permalinks to be SEO friendly.

  • WordPress Backups

    Backing up your website is an important step to take in case of hackers, site crashes, alien attacks, and other unforeseen emergencies. There are 2 steps, backing up your database and files, here's how to do it.